From Tomakomai, the well-known city of Sapporo is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.
See for yourself exactly why Hokkaido is so beloved by travelers from all four corners of the globe, by exploring the abundance of cultural and scenic attractions surrounding Tomakomai. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Kitahiroshima, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, and Atsubetsu 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the south.
While you are on holiday in Tomakomai, spend a few hours exploring Sapporo. Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Hokkaido University Botanic Garden, Sapporo Concert Hall and Memorial Tower. Historical Museum of Hokkaido, Sapporo TV Tower and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building a few of the other attractions definitely worth visiting for those who find themselves with time to spare.
This region has been blessed with some significant temples, guaranteed to move both atheists and believers. When you ask the locals what to see around Tomakomai, you'll often be advised to check out the region's ever-popular open-air markets, farms and open-air museums.
Finding one of the guided nature walks, city walking tours and culinary tours can be a good way to get an understanding of Hokkaido. Why not check out some winter activities while you are here? Skiing is a popular pastime. Another one is snowboarding.
At the end of your time in Tomakomai, use the last of your yen on last minute keepsakes for the folks at home and say Sayōnara (farewell).